Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013

A number of initiatives that commenced in recent years are geared towards achievement of the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 5: Improving maternal health), most notably the launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health in 2010 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General. Subsequently, the high-level Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s […]


The paper offers an introduction to analysis of the policy process. It identifies and describes theoretical approaches in political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations and management. It then reviews five cross-cutting themes: (a) the dichotomy between policy-making and implementation; (b) the management of change; (c) the role of interest groups in the policy process; (d) […]

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, having firmly and solemnly resolved, to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God, dedicated to the promotion of inter-African solidarity, world peace, international co-operation and understanding and to provide for a […]